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Expectations by Truman Dayon Godwin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
A young boy grows up during the difficult days of the Great Depression, where he faces many problems and choices that conflict with his perception of what he and other people might normally EXPECT.
FireGrrl by Sharon Ryals Tamm
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,270. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Coming of age
Susan is determined to survive as a forest firefighter in a 1974 experiment few expect to succeed. Wildfire demands teamwork but hostilities simmer. Finally, it is Susan that must hold the line. Harrowing, poetic, and funny, FireGrrl reveals a workingman’s world and a woman’s place in it.
The Circle Of Na'mow by Anna McDermott & Gretchen Wiegand
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 167,740. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Graham Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In 1974, Bridget, Ella, and Lola, three naive adolescents, leave behind their mundane, predictable lives to pursue unconstrained passion and adventure. They find their way to Na’mow, a mountain hidden behind Boulder’s majestic Flatirons in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.
San Fran '60s: San Francisco and the Birth of the Hippies by M.W. Jacobs
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Historical » USA
San Francisco in the Sixties, the Summer of Love, the birth of the hippies, experience it for yourself in San Fran 60s, a collection of autobiographical short stories. This is the first time a participant has used the devices of literary fiction to put you there, living it. LSD and free love, Haight-Ashbury and the Hell’s Angels, the Hip and the Straight, it’s all here.
Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up Converse All*Stars by Hosho McCreesh
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A poor, smalltown kid debates love, life, and the team basketball shoes in "Vacationing Texans & Beat-Up CONVERSE ALL*STARS" literary short fiction by Pushcart and Best-of-the-Web nominee Hosho McCreesh.
Wren by Belinda Weikel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Wren’s seventeenth birthday is not a joyous event for her. She does not want to be courted by every willing man in the colony; and especially, not by the Chief’s son. Things go from bad to worse as Wren finds her birthday celebration interrupted by uninvited guests. When the black suits come, people are taken, never to be seen again. Now, Wren finds herself a slave of the black suits, and a la
Drive by Jon Edgell
You set the price! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"Drive carefully, there’s a frost again tonight.” A short story from the prize winning author of "Resolution". A teenager asks his domineering father if he can borrow the car with dramatic consequences. "Drive is an edgy flash fiction contemporary family life story with a dash of mystery and a conclusion that lingers in your thoughts long after you’ve read ‘The End’." MDG
The Divine Dantes: Paella in Purgatory by Andrew Barger
Series: Divine Dantes Infernal Trilogy, Infernal Trilogy #2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Book 2 of The Divine Dantes's Infernal Trilogy finds Eddie and Virgil in Barcelona, Spain. Eddie, the young rocker with an active mind, thinks they are there to get on a cruise. Virgil, however, has tricked Eddie and arranged for Bea to secretly meet them. Meantime, Virg and Eddie visit famous Barcelona landmarks as Eddie adds his trademark commentary. Will Eddie get back with Bea and rock on?
Lonesome Serenity by Hannah Mo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Coming of age(5.00 from 2 reviews)
I am alone. Or am I? Surely no one has felt this alone. Surely no one has lived my pain. If only you could understand my sick muse like I do. Yet maybe if I show this small piece, you too can feel it. Tell me, am I alone?
The Shape of a Name by Annie Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Coming of age
Spanning forty years, “The Shape of a Name” follows Anoosheh, a little girl orphaned during the war in Afghanistan. Rescued from a refugee camp, she discovers a passion for learning at a school for handicapped children. Determined to help other impoverished children succeed, Anooshesh’s teaching methods bring her in conflict with the oppressive regime of her country.
Fire Boy by Elvira Drake
Price: Free! Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Coming of age
Fire Boy is a short story about Jeremy Scott, a thirteen-year-old, bed-wetting pyromaniac with a grim home life and an awkward social life. What can become of such a sad creature?
Apathy by Shakil Baliyavi, Sr
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: American English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
this is a story of an old person presented in a unique way. this is a sort of experiment telling the changing values of life. this book is focused on the old age and starts from the child hood of the character.
Darla Decker Hates to Wait by Jessica McHugh
Series: Darla Decker Diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Coming of age
Games of flashlight tag, and the crazy cat lady roaming Shiloh Farms in a “demon bus,” serve as distractions during her parents’ quarrels and her anxiety about show choir auditions. Yet the more Darla waits for her adulthood to begin, the more she learns that summoning patience won’t be the hardest part of being eleven. A frank and funny look at the path to adulthood. [Young Adult - 13 and Up]
Ледоход by Robert E. Townsend
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,520. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Coming of age
“Ледоход” - повествование о подростках, растущих в пустынной области между верхним полуостровом Мичигана и севером Висконсина на американском Среднем Западе. Это - трогательная история дружбы детства, перерастающей в глубокую любовь.
Phantoms in the Smoke by Warren Adams-Ockrassa
Series: Tales from the Eastern Shore, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 26,820. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Romance » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven-year-old Addy Wilder has seen visions all her life. She's always believed them harmless, until the one that predicted the death of someone she loves. Now, she has only a few days to discover how to prevent it. Even worse, she knows that if she fails, everything she's ever known and loved will die, as well.
All That Remains: a Newtonberg story by David Emprimo
Series: The Newtonberg stories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Christian » General
A story of family, friendship, and first love in post-World War II Newtonberg.
Page-Turner by Nick Rossi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,360. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
The humdrum life of Darcy Platt soon changes and the bookstore of her dreams becomes a portal to a place of magic where she finds herself relishing in a life of apparent simplicity. But there is something lurking beneath the glossy surface and all is not as it seems to be. And she soon finds out she isn't the only one keeping secrets.